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What are your personal opinions on using mainly FRPP parts tu upgrade your cars??
 

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I'd like to know too... I bought the extended warranty and the premium maint. contract (something I NEVER do) - I can just see the Ford guys kicking my future repairs because of "aftermarket" parts...

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This is a great question that has come out with all the Power Packs FRPP offers. I also read recently they are coming out with a Super Power Pack which will include a Supercharger. I still haven't seen it anywhere how these mods will affect the factory warranty. I do know most people who have the FRPP/Borla exhaust love it. It looks and performs just like the more expensive Borla one with a different logo. I also am seriously considering the FRPP Handling Pack, but I don't want to be the guinea pig!
 

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I figure Ford had this performance parts thing all set to make some extra bucks.Its no different than Chevy and Mopar selling crate engine or resto parts.I just which when you bought a new Mustang they would give the option to but the car with the performance parts(suspension,exhaust etc.) and pay the extra amount right up front.I'm having the the FFRP suspension kit installed tomarow. After this mod a set of wider wheel/tire package.As for using FRPP thats all I'll use for now.I'm sure the aftermarket has some even better quality stuff out there,many of the forum members here have already been using it.Just read all the threads and see whats been working on their new pony cars.

Preacher...I'll be the first guinea pig with the handling package unless someone else already has:)
 

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Well I'm about to change to 4.10 gears and use the FRPP part and the dealer already told me that that would void the warranty on the entire system that houses the gears. They said that even though its a Ford part, Ford voids the warranty because people change the gears mainly to drag race the cars and puts strain on the car that is not supposed to be there.:eyebulge:
 

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I figure Ford had this performance parts thing all set to make some extra bucks.Its no different than Chevy and Mopar selling crate engine or resto parts.I just which when you bought a new Mustang they would give the option to but the car with the performance parts(suspension,exhaust etc.) and pay the extra amount right up front.I'm having the the FFRP suspension kit installed tomarow. After this mod a set of wider wheel/tire package.As for using FRPP thats all I'll use for now.I'm sure the aftermarket has some even better quality stuff out there,many of the forum members here have already been using it.Just read all the threads and see whats been working on their new pony cars.

Preacher...I'll be the first guinea pig with the handling package unless someone else already has:)
GO DARTH GO!:worship
 

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rancherochido said:
What are your personal opinions on using mainly FRPP parts tu upgrade your cars??
I think you are extemely limiting yourself by chosing only 1 manufacturer. There's so much good stuff out there. Shop around.
 

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I've got the FRPP lowering kit and like a lot of other aftermarket "manufacturers" they didn't make the kit. It's painted Ford blue but it's Eibach. They didn't even delete the "Eibach" in the instructions to install it.
 

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Yeah...I saw the Eibach instructions also...still,it has a great ride:) .
 

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Darth said:
I figure Ford had this performance parts thing all set to make some extra bucks.Its no different than Chevy and Mopar selling crate engine or resto parts.I just which when you bought a new Mustang they would give the option to but the car with the performance parts(suspension,exhaust etc.) and pay the extra amount right up front.I'm having the the FFRP suspension kit installed tomarow. After this mod a set of wider wheel/tire package.As for using FRPP thats all I'll use for now.I'm sure the aftermarket has some even better quality stuff out there,many of the forum members here have already been using it.Just read all the threads and see whats been working on their new pony cars.

Preacher...I'll be the first guinea pig with the handling package unless someone else already has:)
I would be interested in your "experiment" also :eyebulge:
 

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I've got the FRPP lowering kit and like a lot of other aftermarket "manufacturers" they didn't make the kit. It's painted Ford blue but it's Eibach. They didn't even delete the "Eibach" in the instructions to install it.
Woodj,
did you get the FRPP handling kit or just the springs? I'm curious to know your opinions of it and how hard or easy or how much it cost to install....
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I would be interested in your "experiment" also :eyebulge:
I had the FRPP coils and sway bar kit installed and I can only say its awesome.The coils-$200,Sway bar kit frnt/rear $385,install was $400 w/alignment.I did use the stock shocks since they were new but will probably install FRPP struts/shocks later on.
One more project next month will be boxed in trailing arms and a panhard bar.One thing I noticed right off the bat was how stable it is,the hiway didn't seem too harsh and it didn't have brake dive on a hard stop.I'm sure there are pros and cons to putting a handling kit on any car but I have absolutly no complaints.If it were not snowing right now I'd be doing a series of stress test up and down I-70(or east and west:) ).


 

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Preacher said:
Woodj,
did you get the FRPP handling kit or just the springs? I'm curious to know your opinions of it and how hard or easy or how much it cost to install....
Thanks,
Jeff
I got the whole 9 yards. I can't say how much it cost because it was all done while I was having the Xenon body kit installed, flowmasters, and hood pins done. I've got it set on stiff and I'm thinking about cutting it back a notch. The ride is rough. Handling is good though and it definitely improved the appearance.
 

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Darth said:
I had the FRPP coils and sway bar kit installed and I can only say its awesome.The coils-$200,Sway bar kit frnt/rear $385,install was $400 w/alignment.I did use the stock shocks since they were new but will probably install FRPP struts/shocks later on.
One more project next month will be boxed in trailing arms and a panhard bar.One thing I noticed right off the bat was how stable it is,the hiway didn't seem too harsh and it didn't have brake dive on a hard stop.I'm sure there are pros and cons to putting a handling kit on any car but I have absolutly no complaints.If it were not snowing right now I'd be doing a series of stress test up and down I-70(or east and west:) ).

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Thanks, I was thinking about doing that, the only cons I can think of is if you drive it in the snow because it would be lower, also those parking stops.
How does it handle during acceleration? does the nose still go up, or is it more steady? Thanks.
 

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Thanks, I was thinking about doing that, the only cons I can think of is if you drive it in the snow because it would be lower, also those parking stops.
How does it handle during acceleration? does the nose still go up, or is it more steady? Thanks.
Nose stays down when accelerating or braking.
 

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Thanks, I was thinking about doing that, the only cons I can think of is if you drive it in the snow because it would be lower, also those parking stops.
How does it handle during acceleration? does the nose still go up, or is it more steady? Thanks.
I guess it could pass for a snow plow on snowy days..not:) I really hadn't noticed the car rock back on a hole shot but it sure feels stable.Its funny you mention parking stops because when the car sat higher I couldn't tell or judge positioning when I pulled into the garage for about three weeks after I got the 06',I had someone guide me in a couple of times:laughlitt
 
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